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Islam OK, Christianity Illegal in NJ Public Schools


waving flag disclaimerAuthored By Dave Jolly February 23, 2017

A year ago, a new phrase was coined to describe much of the hypocritical attitudes and actions taking place in America. The phrase is ‘selective allowable discrimination’, defined as the practice of allowing discrimination of a selective group while banning discrimination of opposite groups.picture3

For the past fifty years, any semblance of Christianity is discriminated against if it involves any government person or agency. Courts have said that you can’t have schools involved in reading the Bible or praying because someone was or could be offended.

Yet in many of the same schools that actively ban all references to the Bible and Christianity are now reading and teaching the Quran, reciting the Islamic call to prayer, have students reciting that Allah is God, and allowing Muslim students to roll out their prayer rugs and pray to Mecca during school hours. No concern is given to the fact that many non-Muslims are offended.

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Schools are not allowed to hold a Baccalaureate service for graduating seniors because it’s a Christian based service because non-Christian students might be offended. However, public high schools in Michigan have been allowed to hold girl only proms for their Muslim students caring not if any non-Muslim students are offended.

Many of our military personnel have been ordered to remove any symbols of Christianity from their person or their offices and work stations, especially those stationed in the Middle East. They’re not allowed to wear a cross around their neck or as earrings, nor are they allowed to have a Bible on their desks as it will offend Muslims, yet Muslim members of the military are allowed to have Islamic items out in the open, caring not that it offends non-Muslims.against-america

Anyone can go on most social media or mainstream media and say anything they want about Christianity and Christians. You can portray an image of Jesus in a jar of urine and it’s okay, but draw a cartoon about Islam and you best go into hiding. However, if you say or post anything against Islam and Muslims, you can find yourself banned from the social media site, like Facebook. Say anything against Muslims in general on the mainstream media and you will more than likely be suspended or fired.christian-persecution

Today, we see another example of ‘selective allowable discrimination’ in the public schools of New Jersey and a growing number of parents are upset over it. The issue is the teaching of Islam as part of the normal classroom curriculum while at the same time, the teaching of Christianity is illegal.

EAGNews reports:

“Parents of students at Chatham Middle School are calling on the board of education to eliminate lessons on Islam from the 7th grade social studies curriculum they believe proselytizes the religion.”

 

“Several parents attended a board meeting Monday to take aim at materials distributed to students through a ‘World Cultures and Geography’ class they believe cross the line, Tap into Chatham reports.”

“The parents emailed board members copies of the lessons they believe violate the district’s policy that ‘no religious beliefs be promoted or disparaged’ and handed copies to others in attendance at the meeting, as well.”

“‘In the Middle East and North Africa unit of the class students are taught about the five pillars of Islam in great detail, there are two videos on it, a 20-page PowerPoint presentation, class work, homework, and testing,’ parent Libby Hilsenrath told the board. “In this unit, there is no mention of any other religion or teaching of it.”

“‘… When it comes to teaching other religions at this level, it’s not done,’ she said.”

“Hilsenrath went over many of the objectionable homework assignments with board members in detail, including lessons that require students to memorize and write the Islamic conversion prayer.”picture4

Where are the atheists who file lawsuits against everything that hints of Christianity in public schools? Atheists have even tried to stop non-school religious clubs and groups. One Christian group met off campus and offered free donuts for students who joined their Bible study and prayer group, and atheists tried to stop them. So where are these same atheist groups when it comes to teaching and promoting Islam in public schools?

Are atheists silent because they fear retribution from Muslims but have never feared any retribution from Christians. Is that further proof that another major difference between Christianity and Islam is that Christianity is the real religion of peace and Islam is not?

Surely, selective allowable discrimination is alive and well in New Jersey public schools. Parents and students have every right to be angry.amen

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Dave Jolly

R.L. David Jolly holds a B.S. in Wildlife Biology and an M.S. in Biology – Population Genetics. He has worked in a number of fields, giving him a broad perspective on life, business, economics and politics. He is a very conservative Christian, husband, father and grandfather who cares deeply for his Savior, family and the future of our troubled nation.

Virginia Bill Will Protect Christians Who Believe in Marriage


waving flagAuthored By Michael Ware February 11, 2017

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For many Christians, the question has never been about whether people can marry the same sex. The idea has nothing to do with legal language. It has to do with the definition of marriage. Two people of the same sex cannot marry because what they do is not marriage. Marriage is a union created by God, and the government cannot change what God instituted.

This was not the legal standing of the U.S. Supreme Court. According to their ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, the government determines what the definition of marriage. This, for Christians clearly places the government in an idolatrous position. They can believe and operate as God tells them or they can obey the government, but there can only be one authority on this issue.  This is why this authority should never be conceded to the government in the first place.

But for many, this Christian understanding was becoming financially impossible to hold. At least in the public legal sense, the Christian was being forced into financial and practical assent to this variant view of marriage and the authority over its administration.it-hasnever-been-about-marriage

Now, this might be changing, at least in Virginia.

Christian News reports

Lawmakers in Virginia have passed a bill that prohibits the government from punishing those who believe in biblical marriage and conduct their public lives in accordance with that conviction.

S.B. 1324 passed the Senate on Tuesday 21-19, and now moves on to the House for consideration. The vote was along party lines.

“No person shall be required to participate in the solemnization of any marriage, or subject to any penalty by the Commonwealth, or its political subdivisions or representatives or agents, notwithstanding any other provision of law, solely on account of such person’s belief, speech, or action in accordance with a sincerely held religious belief or moral conviction that marriage is or should be recognized as the union of one man and one woman,” the legislation reads. praise-the-lord-png

If this bill becomes law, it will provide a protection of Christians from being legally obliged to accommodate what they consider sin.

South Carolina 6th Graders Learn Five Pillars of Islam


waving flagAuthored by Trey Sanchez

Kids in public schools learning about the religion of Islam in great detail continues to happen in the U.S.A.

TruthRevolt has kept a careful eye on this phenomenon, reporting on instances such as in California, Florida, Tennessee, and Minnesota where students either sang songs about Ramadan (complete with the lyrics “Allahu Akbar”), designed a Muslim prayer rug, or wrote down the five pillars of Islam, including “all people must submit to Allah.”

The latest has occurred in Summerville, South Carolina at Alston Middle School, where 6th graders learned about the five pillars and were instructed on the “correct” interpretation of verses from the Koran.

EAGnews.org obtained a copy of one of the worksheets that included a fill-in-the-blanks section which stated:

“Islam is a religion of (peace). If I believe in Islam, I am called a (Muslim). In the Islamic religion, we call God (Allah). I may dress differently than other kids. I feel (bad) that a few people of my religion committed terrorist acts. I do not believe in terrorists’ idea of a ‘holy war.’”Islam is NOT

One parent told a local news station that permission should’ve been asked for before giving a lesson on religious values.

Similar complaints have been across the country. The near-indoctrination was getting so bad in Tennessee, lawmakers introduced a bill in 2015 to curb the amount of time spent on Islamic lessons. CAIR called the move “anti-Islam” but parents across the Bible Belt state had become concerned that more time was spent covering the doctrines of Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism but not Christianity. Usually, that topic was reserved for when the class studied the “Age of Exploration” and learned how Christians persecuted others in Western Europe.America Never Forget

A district official in Summerville said the Islam worksheets are approved by the South Carolina curriculum standards and are used in part of the study of civilizations. Christianity is one of the world religions to be covered in future lessons.

It was noted that parents can opt their children out if they contact the school.

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Two New Shocking Polls Prove the Democrats are ALL Wrong


waving flagAuthored By Onan Coca February 8, 2017

Dueling polls released by CBS and UC Berkeley should be all the proof that Americans need to understand just how out-of-touch the Democrat Party is with the rest of America.

First, a new poll from the liberals at University of California Berkeley is sending shockwaves throughout the state of California. The pollster asked if California residents would like to see the state BAN so-called “Sanctuary Cities” and found that roughly 74% of Californians wished that the state would end “Sanctuary” practices! Remember California easily sided with Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump in the most recent election, but still the vast majority of the state’s voters want to see Sanctuary Cities outlawed. The poll found that 82% of Republicans want the ban, 74% of Democrats, 70% of Independents, and, most surprisingly, 65% of Hispanics!

As if this poll from UC Berkeley weren’t shocking enough, CBS has another poll which is just as shocking but far more disheartening. According to a new poll released from CBS only one out of seven (roughly 15%) Democrats believes that Islam is more “violent” than Christianity. Comparatively about 60% of Republicans believe that Islam is more violent. This poll is shocking in that it unmasks the utter delusion that most Democrats must be living under. Thankfully, the folks at the Daily Wire have offered 7 pieces of evidence to prove that Islam is far more violent than Christianity.

  1. Islamic countries and Muslim-majority countries are far more violent and intolerant than any of the two Christian countries on earth or better yet, any of the Christian-majority countries.
  1. Islamic religious apologists are selectively blind to the macabre history of Islam.
  1. A far larger percentage of Muslims are biblical literalists compared to Christians.
  1. Currently, Islam treats Jews far worse than Christianity does. How a majority religion treats the Jews is a litmus test for its level of civility.
  1. When Jesus is mocked, Christians take to social media. When Muhammad is drawn, even in the gentlest light, Muslims burn down embassies and slaughter cartoonists in cold blood.
  2. The world is being torn apart by Islamic terrorists.
  1.  Islam hasn’t had a reformation. Christianity has.

Some of these arguments are more convincing than others, but for me the ones which carry the most weight point to the difference in history and theology. Throughout Muslim history, the Muslim world has ALWAYS been embroiled in religious warfare. Literally, from day one, some portion of the Muslim world has been fighting to expand its borders. While this may have been an issue at certain points in Christian history, the days when Christianity was spread through war ended more than 500 years ago.

Theologically, the teachings of orthodox Christianity are incompatible with acts of violence not perpetrated in self-defense. Meanwhile, violence is a feature of the Islamic faith. Where Christianity teaches the aggrieved to “turn the other cheek,” Islam demands physical punishment in recompense for offense. While Christianity teaches that forgiveness and grace are beautiful virtues to be practiced liberally, Islam focuses its energy on physical manifestations of justice and retribution. While Christianity leaves justice, vengeance, judgment in the hands of the Almighty (and for a future date), Islam demands these things… NOW.

One of the Daily Wire’s arguments does strike me as compelling though – the one dealing with how we treat Israel. Israeli Jews are banned from entering 16 of the world’s Muslim nations; can you think of one “Christian” nation banning Jews? There is none.

Wake up, America. Christianity is the true “religion of peace,” and while it might be politically correct to equate the two great Universal world religions, any cursory examination proves this comparison to be ridiculous. There is no comparison, Islam is by far the more violent religion.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Onan Coca

Onan is the Editor-in-Chief at Liberty Alliance media group. He’s also the managing editor at Eaglerising.com, Constitution.com and the managing partner at iPatriot.com. Onan is a graduate of Liberty University (2003) and earned his M.Ed. at Western Governors University in 2012. Onan lives in Atlanta with his wife and their three wonderful children. You can find his writing all over the web.

Study: Christians Most Persecuted Group In The World


waving flagAuthored by Photo of David Krayden David Krayden / Contributor /  01/07/2017

URL of the original posting site:  http://dailycaller.com/2017/01/07/study-christians-most-persecuted-group-in-the-world/#ixzz4VJEtdRBT

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Christians remain the target of more persecution than any other group in the world, according to a new study set to be released in February from the Italian-based Center for Studies on New Religions. These findings are consistent with those of the Clarion Project, an organization that tracks Islamic extremism.  The group’s national security analyst told Fox News that the U.S. government is doing very little to stem this tide of hate.

“U.S. policy has not had a strategy for specifically addressing the persecution of Christians,” said Ryan Mauro.  “For example, very few people are even aware that Iraqi Christians began organizing to defend themselves and needed our help.”

The report outlines the stark data of persecution, finding that 90,000 Christians around the world died for their faith in 2016. One-third of these fatalities were a direct result of Islamic extremists, like ISIS, while other believers perished as a result of the hostile policies of anti-Christian states like North Korea.

A staggering 600 million Christians could not openly practice their faith due to that observance being illegal. Christians in Iraq, for instance, have suffered a steady decline in membership since 2003.  A relatively thriving population of 1.5 million adherents has declined to an estimated 275,000 today.

The Italian study confirms information from 2015 that indicated a growing intolerance towards Christians around the world – especially where extreme Islamic practices flourish – that increasingly manifests itself in acts of violence, including beheadings.persecuted-by-muslims

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Aid to the Church in Need conducted one such study that also indicated Christianity to be under fire in Africa and Asia, as well as the largely Muslim Middle East.  In Africa, the group found that Islamic terrorists like Nigeria’s Boko Hara were routinely targeting Christians for kidnapping and killing.

In Asia, Christians are attacked as a foreign influence and rejected by religious group who narrowly define what religious beliefs are indigenous to a country.

As Robert Nicholson of the Philos Project told Foxnews.com:  “There are many places on earth where being a Christian is the most dangerous thing you can be.  Those who think of Christianity as a religion of the powerful need to see that in many places it’s a religion of the powerless. And the powerless deserve to be protected.”

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Car Bomb Attack On Christian Organization In Australia


waving flagAuthored By Michael Ware December 22, 2016

URL of the original posting site: http://constitution.com/car-bomb-attack-christian-organization-australia/

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When we are seeking to better our country and political climate, it is never considered that we might be in danger. We in the West have not had to face political retaliation for many decades. Some countries have been free of political and religious violence for over a century.

Now, with the rise in Islamic terror, there is a new age dawning. We see the end of the desire for free speech. And if the government will not restrict speech some will take it upon themselves to get rid of the unwanted voices.

Australia is the latest victim.

Breitbart reports

A van reportedly filled with gas canisters was driven into the Australian Christian Lobby office in Canberra, in what appears to have been a car bombing attack.

Lyle Shelton, the Managing Director of the ACL, posted photos of the burned-out van on Twitter, and offered reassurances that all of his staffers were safe.

“Police contacted me and told me that someone has driven a white van into the carpark of our office and it has been loaded with gas cylinders and then it has been detonated,” Shelton told the Telegraph. He added that none of his staffers were in the building at the time of the explosion.

“We have had the normal trolls on social media and even had death threats sent to our Canberra office over the year but I am very concerned someone would do this,” he said. “It is a relief the building was unoccupied at the time and we are all very thankful our staff are all safe.”

Now, the obvious culprit would be Islamists, but this might be a rush to judgment. Who knows how many groups would like the ACL silenced. Many do not want a Christian influence on their government.

The driver did survive and is being treated. We may soon know what his motive was after all.

 

Priest Murdered in Muslim Attack on French Church!


waving flagBy Michael Ware July 26, 2016

In ancient times, when one group of people conquered another people, there was a change of religion.  For example, in Constantinople when the Turks captured the city, they had Islamic prayers and a sermon preached in Hagia Sophia.  This was officially designating a change of religious affiliation for the building.  The Turks were saying that this was no longer a Christian Church, but an Islamic Mosque.

Something much more gruesome happened in a French church this morning.

Breitbart reports

An elderly priest has been killed in a hostage situation in a church south of Rouen, Normandy, northern France this morning by alleged Islamist attackers. His killers, who are understood to have been shot dead by French police.

Arabic sermon given in church before kneeling priest executed France’s Le Figaro reports the eye-witness account of a nun who managed to escape the Normandy church this morning while it was under attack by Islamist killers and raise the alarm. The paper states that one of the “executioners” gave “an Arabic sermon from the altar”, and that deceased Father Jacques Hamel was forced to kneel before the men went for his throat with a knife.

The paper also reports both of the killers had fake guns and imitation explosives.Christian Persecution

These are the actions of people who see themselves as victorious conquerors.  People who are not afraid to proclaim their purpose and goal.  And it appears that they believe they will win.  The question that we have to ask is what does this mean to us.against America

Many will call this a sign that we are in the last days, but does that comport with the Bible?  Thankfully it does not as the Bible promises that the earth will be full of the Glory of Christ.  That the knowledge of God will cover the earth as the waters cover the sea.

This is not the last days, it is not the end of time, but it may well be the end of our civilization.  We are clearly under judgment for turning away from God’s word.  We must heed God’s warning and repent.  We must kiss the Son before the full fury of His wrath is kindled against us.

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